WHITE PLAINS, NY, August 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — This September, during Hunger Action Month, Two Good and actress Busy Philipps are asking people to think twice about going hungry and #GetHangryForGood. While “hunger” traditionally embodies the bad mood or irritability that comes from being hungry, Two Good believes that hunger should instead be channeled into a force for good to help one in ten households facing insecurity. eating.1
“Food accessibility has reached a crisis point and is now considered one of the most important issues in the world. United States Today,2” said Surbhi Martin, Vice President of Marketing, Greek Yogurt and Functional Wellness at Danone North America. “Since the launch of Two Good in 2019, we’ve been offering a low-sugar product that people can eat and buy with pleasure – because every time someone buys a Two Good cup or smoothie3we donate to our nonprofit partners who save good food from waste and get it to those in need.
With more than 34 million people facing food insecurity,1 there’s no better time to encourage people to turn a feeling into a simple positive action. That’s why, throughout this month of September, Two Good will donate $1 (until $100,000) for every #GetHangryForGood hashtag used on social media and every Two Good cup or Smoothie purchased, to its nonprofit partners, City Harvest and We Don’t Waste. Each public post including the hashtag #GetHangryForGood is equivalent to $1 makes a donation, which provides up to about 2 pounds of food for those in need.4
“Food insecurity affects more people than we think. That’s why it’s important for people to understand how important this issue is and what simple choices we consumers can make to help make a difference,” said Busy Philipps. “I’m proud to partner with Two Good to not only help raise awareness of the issue of food insecurity, but to show people an easy way to help the brand and its nonprofit partners continue their efforts. to combat food insecurity.
Growing consumer appreciation for the role food can play in impacting not only a person’s health and well-being, but also supporting the world we live in, is the reason for which Two Good partners with non-profit organizations City Harvest and We Don’t Waste. Through its partnership, Two Good has donated over 53 million meals (and counting)3 to increase accessibility to food for people in need and the good does not stop there.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Two Good and encourage people to fight food insecurity during Hunger Action Month,” said Jilly Stephens, CEO of City Harvest. “At a time when millions of people are struggling to put food on their tables, we are grateful to Two Good and Busy Philipps for raising awareness about food insecurity and helping to uncover new ways to act.
“There are so many good things about ensuring people have adequate food, but many of our neighbors don’t have access to food,” said Arlan Preblud, Founder and Executive Director of We Don’t Waste. “With Two Good offering people an action as simple as using the hashtag #GetHangryForGood on social media during Hunger Action Month, we have more and more opportunities to help us in our mission to improve access to food for hungry members of our communities.”
This September, join Two Good and Busy Philipps in the fight against food insecurity and get hungry for good. For more information and other ways to take action, visit TwoGoodYogurt.com/get-hangry-for-good.
1 Source: USDA, September 2022
2 Danone study on the state of nutritional equality in North America
3 For every unit sold, Two Good donates 1¢ to food rescue organizations. Learn more about http://www.twogoodyogurt.com.
4 Source: City Harvest and We Don’t Waste
5 Two Good Cups has 80% less sugar (2g per 5.3oz) than the average plain, flavored Greek yogurt (10g per 5.3oz). Two Good Smoothies contains at least 80% less sugar (3 g per 7 fl oz) than the average cultured dairy beverage (19 g per 7 fl oz).
About two good
Created in 2019, Two Good was launched to offer delicious products with less sugar and more goodness. Created in response to the growing demand for yogurts with less sugar, Two Good products contain 80% less sugar than average Greek yogurts and cultured dairy drinks.5 But the good doesn’t stop there. For every Two Good product you buy, Two Good partners with two food rescue organizations, City Harvest of New York Cityand we don’t waste Denver, Coloradoto provide food to those who need it most3. For more information about Two Good, visit TwoGoodYogurt.com.
About Danone North America
Danone North America is a determined company and an industry leader in the food and beverage category. As a certified B Corporation®, Danone North America is committed to creating both economic and social value, while nurturing natural ecosystems through regenerative agriculture. Our strong brand portfolio includes: Activia®, DanActive®, Danimals®, Dannon®, evian®, Happy Family® Organics, Horizon® Organic, International Delight®, Light + Fit®, Oikos®, Silk®, So Delicious® Dairy Free, STōK®, Two Good®, Wallaby® Organic and YoCrunch®. With over 6,000 employees and 16 manufacturing sites in the United States and Canada, Danone North America’s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. For more information on Danone North America’s B Corp™ status, visit: https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/find-ab-corp/company/danone-north-america/
About City Harvest
The harvest of the city is the New York one first and largest food rescue organization, collecting perfectly good food that would otherwise go to waste to help feed the millions of New Yorkers struggling to put meals on their tables. In more than 40 years of serving food-insecure New Yorkers, we’ve collected more than a billion pounds of fresh, nutritious food and delivered it free to hundreds of pantries, soup kitchens , community partners and our own Mobile Marketplaces®. in the five boroughs. This year we will save and distribute over 77 million pounds of nutritious food to our neighbors in need. By redirecting this food to families, we will also prevent the equivalent of more than 20 million kilograms of CO2 from entering the atmosphere. Named one of America’s Top 100 Charities by Forbes, City Harvest also works alongside our community partners to build capacity, expand nutrition education, and advocate for system change through effective public policy. Since our founding in 1982, City Harvest has always been there to feed our city: one day, one meal, one New Yorker at a time. To learn more, please visit cityharvest.org.
About We Don’t Waste
We Don’t Waste believes that nutritious food should go to people, not landfills. We reduce food insecurity and food waste in the denver area by recovering quality, unused food from the food industry and delivering it free of charge to pantries, schools and shelters serving those in need, as well as directly to the community through mobile food markets. We also educate our community on the importance of nutrition and reducing food waste to protect our planet, while advocating for increased access to food. Since 2009, We Don’t Waste has collected over 200 million servings of food for distribution to people facing food insecurity. For more information, visit www.WeDontWaste.organd follow us on Facebook or Instagram.
SOURCE Danone North America